Secondary Textualities: Ideology, Form, and Performative Cinematic Authorship

Clemence, Jason.

Abstract: Abstract This dissertation examines a multifaceted cinematic form, the Narrative of Character Authorship. Films in this category allow discursive material objects (or secondary texts) created by characters in the diegesis proper (or primary register) to displace, either periodically or perpetually, the illusion of the film itself as closed-off, omniscient, and complete. In other words, w... read more

Tufts University. Department of English.
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